We are Here For You

Whether you’re here for business advice or a loan, regardless of the stage of your business, we’re here to help you succeed.

Questions? We’re here to help!

Connecticut Small Business Grant Program

THE GRANT APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED

Due to the success of the Small Business Grant Program, we have reached capacity and no longer accepting applications. Stay tuned for the next round of funding to be announced in early 2024.

success stories:

Black by Demand Specialty Coffee & Catering: Brewing Dreams into Success.

HEDCO played a crucial role in supporting Tiera’s business through a direct business loan. This financial assistance provided the necessary capital with a low-interest rate, making her startup costs manageable.

Financial assistance opportunities

We know that starting, supporting, and expanding your small business can be stressful. HEDCO is here to take some of that stress off of you, and your business.

Questions? We’re here to help!

Transforming dreams into thriving businesses since 1975.

HEDCO has helped clients and their communities improve, achieve and succeed by supporting their growth and progress.

Business 101

Everything you need to know to turn your idea, dream or passion into a thriving business in Connecticut.

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Small Business Support

A wide variety of support services and resources for businesses.

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Learning Center

Delve into a myriad of topics in areas such as business management, marketing, finance, or the legal arena

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Financial Assistance

Flexible and affordable loan options that fit the needs of small businesses and non-profit organizations.

Transforming dreams into thriving businesses since 1975.

HEDCO has helped clients and their communities improve, achieve and succeed by supporting their growth and progress.

Business 101

Everything you need to know to turn your idea, dream or passion into a thriving business in Connecticut.

Hedco Icon Home Company

Small Business Support

A wide variety of support services and resources for businesses.

Hedco Chart Icon

Learning Center

Delve into a myriad of topics in areas such as business management, marketing, finance, or the legal arena

Hedco Icon Home Person Company

Financial Assistance

Flexible and affordable loan options that fit the needs of small businesses and non-profit organizations.

Who We Are

HEDCO is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to a wealth of personalized services, best practices and proven methods to meet the ever-changing needs of small business that inspire desired performance and achieves targeted results.

Who We Are

HEDCO is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to a wealth of personalized services, best practices and proven methods to meet the ever-changing needs of small business that inspire desired performance and achieves targeted results.

HEDCO’s Impact Over the Years

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Jobs Impacted

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Communities Touched

Funding Partnerships

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We Can Help With Any Aspect Of Your Business

HEDCO provides a wide array of programs, support services and resources to small businesses and small business owners in the State of Connecticut. Our Business Resource Center (BRC) is a one-stop service center for support services, which includes our business incubator and training programs. HEDCO also offers a team of experienced business professionals and experts to assist you in all of your small business needs.

We Can Help With Any Aspect Of Your Business

HEDCO provides a wide array of programs, support services and resources to small businesses and small business owners in the State of Connecticut. Our Business Resource Center (BRC) is a one-stop service center for support services, which includes our business incubator and training programs. HEDCO also offers a team of experienced business professionals and experts to assist you in all of your small business needs.

Satisfied Business Owners

I received the $5000 HEDCO Technology Grant and immediately put it to use for all of my tech needs. I’m eternally thankful for the opportunity and process.

Typhanie Winfield-Alexander, Owner of Momentum Life Mastery Coaching

HEDCO is the reason my business exists. I was able to secure working capital to launch my 2020 business at an affordable rate. HEDCO has helped me feel more empowered.

Lisa Hamel, Owner of Wine Etc.

HEDCO was very helpful to me and also very professional. They helped my business to grow.

Dr. Ming Wu, Owner of Wu’s Healing Center

When the pandemic hit, times were hard. But thanks to HEDCO, my business was able to stay afloat and even prosper! Thanks HEDCO for being there when I needed it!

Antonia Helena, Owner of Williams Grocery